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IFB 2017 Winnipeg Regional Event

May 17th 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba

IFB’s Winnipeg Regional Event offers financial brokers valuable continuing education credits, seminars on the latest

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IFB 2017 Toronto Spring Summit

May 31st to Jun 1st, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario

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IFB 2017 BC Spring Summit

Jun 13th 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia

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IFB 2017 Saskatoon Regional Event

Oct 3rd 2017
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Earn continuing education credits, speak with financial services experts, and meet fellow brokers in your area. IFB’s

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IFB 2017 Alberta Spring Summit

Apr 27th 2017
Calgary, Alberta

IFB brings seasoned professionals and industry expects face-to-face with independent brokers at our Alberta Summit. Brokers

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Latest industry news


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23rd Jan 2017

IFB Staff

IFB joins the coalition of health care providers to fight the tax on health/dental plans

Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB) today joined forces with a coalition of associations in a campaign objecting to a possible federal tax on private health care plans. IFB is concerned about the negative impacts of such a tax, and joined the coalition to add its support for a more fulsome discussion.   There is widespread concern that if the premiums become taxable, many employers – especially smaller employers – will discontinue or reduce coverage, leaving thousands of Canadians without affordable means to access extended health, dental and other mental and physical care services, not covered under provincial health care plans.   Today, some 24 million Canadians are covered under private or employer sponsored benefit plans. “At a time when […]

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About IFB


We are a national professional association that has served independent financial advisors across Canada for over 30 years. We believe that independent financial advice is valuable for Canadians, and we communicate that value to federal and provincial regulators on behalf of the licensed advisors we represent in order to help our industry grow and succeed.

We provide our members with regulatory support, advice, education, professional liability insurance and business services to help them run compliant and efficient practices.

I personally want to invite you to become a member of our expanding organization.

Sincerely
Nancy Allan, Executive Director